3 Things You Shouldn’t Leave the House Without

December 22nd, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Household Helpers - (Comments Off)

Whether heading out for a speedy trip to the market or heading out of town for the weekend with the family, there are three essential things you simply shouldn’t leave the house without: a cell phone, games for a car ride, and an emergency checkbook. Cellular Phones Resolve Most Predicaments We all know that car …
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How to Stay Productive over the Holidays

December 13th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Household Helpers - (Comments Off)

As the Christmas season gets underway, do you find yourself filled more with stressful to-do lists than with holiday cheer? This is definitely a time of year when organization is key to success — and the good news is that it’s really not very hard to organize yourself. Here are three simple tips for how …
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How to Make Your Home Cozy for the Winter

December 12th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Organizing Your Home - (Comments Off)

A cozy home is a welcoming one. It invites your guests and family members to sit a spell and to enjoy a few moments of respite and relaxation. A cozy home, in other words, is a sanctuary where you can escape from the stresses of the outside world and cold winter days. The following are …
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Santa needs lots of calories to stay on alert while delivering millions of presents – you wouldn’t want your house to be the only one where Santa doesn’t find a plate of cookies and a glass of milk. That means you’re going to need a kid friendly cookie recipe for your family. This quick and …
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Time Saving Tips for Christmas Gift Giving

October 8th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Organizing Your Home - (Comments Off)

You’ve faithfully made deposits to your Christmas Club Savings Account all year – now the fun begins. It’s time to get your list ready. With the holiday season just around the corner, you’re probably looking for some tips for Christmas gift giving. Is this the time of year you make your annual charitable donations? No …
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Jewelry Organization Tips for College Students

September 30th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Organizing Your Home - (Comments Off)

The normal college dorm room feels more like a closet than a bedroom, and conserving space is a priority. You don’t want to sacrifice essentials like clothing, shoes or jewelry, though. Whether you have 1,000 pieces of jewelry or a few special earrings, necklaces and rings, you need a few jewelry organization tips that also …
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How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter in 6 Steps

September 25th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Household Helpers - (Comments Off)

Fall is coming, and you’re wondering how to prepare your garden for the winter. Here are six quick tips that will have you sitting pretty next spring! Plant Yes, plant! Some garden flora does best when it gets a good foothold in the fall. Lettuce, asparagus and poppies are good examples. Fertilize Now is the …
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How to Open a Stubborn Jar Lid

September 19th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Kitchen Helpers - (Comments Off)

You’ve probably had your fair share of frustrating moments when you have a meal planned and suddenly realize you can’t get the lid off the jar containing a key ingredient. Next time you feel like your hand is burning from trying to open a jar, try some of these tips on how to open a …
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How to Motivate Kids without Breaking the Bank

September 17th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Household Helpers - (Comments Off)

Chore charts and responsibility tables can go a long way in motivating kids to productively get through their day with a good attitude. Many parents resort to paying for good behavior or – either through cash or gifts. These rewards are fine in moderation, but we can’t give our children money every time they do …
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How to Remember Things Easier – Easily!

September 11th, 2013 | Posted by CurrentCatalog in Household Helpers - (Comments Off)

Are you getting fed up with forgetting things, or tired of making excuses as to why you don’t remember important events? Forgetfulness can be a real drag. But even more challenging in many cases, is coming up with a plan or tactic to improve your memory. It’s not easy and it may take a lot …
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